Foo Fighters – These Days [Rock]

Here is one for the weekend from the Kings of US rock music. It will warm the cockles of your heart, and the cockles of your legs. What the hell are cockles anyway and how are they warmed? Cockles sound sore, like something you might need a prescription for. Ruptured cockles. Twisted cockles (great name […]

Childcentric Focus For The Future

Originally posted on Rebel Voice:
It can be said that there is nothing so abhorrent as the killing or harming of children. Across the world today, there are numerous groups, state-led and otherwise, who care nothing for the lives of the young. Whether it is Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Myanmar, Palestine or any of the other…

Top 10 Coolest Ancient Weapons

This might be one for the boys (apologies for any sexism in that remark). Weapons can be really cool. Humans have had a fixation on them for as long as there have been weapons. Self-evident? Probably. From crude clubs that were refined to be made from the most suitable and durable wood, to spears sharpened […]

Cheetahs Take Down Ostrich In Impressive Display Of Teamwork

Cheetahs are the fastest land animals, being able to average speeds of 40mph and above when hunting. That’s close to the rate at which Donald Trump will flee a lawsuit from Stormy Daniels. Ostriches are the largest birds on the planet. They are also fleet of foot, or claw, but just not quick enough to […]

10 Most Deadly CIA-backed Coups In Latin America

They are the eternal bad guys, at least for most of the planet, and for a very good reason. The CIA have been involved in causing more hardship and war across the planet in the last 70 years than any other single organisation. But the shady Federal corporation acts at the behest of the Establishment/Surplass […]

Pablo Neruda – The United Fruit Co.

The following poem by the Nobel prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, is a critique of the capitalist United Fruit Company, which was a US owned corporation that caused irreparable harm to any Latin American country that it set up in. The company was responsible for the term ‘Banana Republic, used to describe those nations effectively […]